9.6% Poverty Rate in Garfield County, Colorado

Poverty Rate in Garfield County, Colorado

How does the Poverty Rate in Garfield County, Colorado compare to other counties in Colorado?

Colorado County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Garfield County, Colorado born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

8.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Garfield County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 8.6%.

14.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Garfield County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.7%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Garfield County, Colorado born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Garfield County, Colorado have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 48,359 residents of Garfield County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 4,177 (8.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,272 (14.7%) of 8,650 residents of Garfield County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Garfield County, Colorado

The Poverty Rate in Garfield County is 9.6%.
Garfield County is in Colorado.
Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Battlement Mesa 5.7%

5,023

Carbondale 9.8%

6,533

Glenwood Springs 11.7%

9,695

New Castle 3.2%

4,663

Parachute 19.5%

1,233

Rifle 14.8%

9,372

Silt 11.0%

3,051

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2018 Colorado Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Colorado in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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